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MIT Music and Theater Arts announce 3rd annual Playwrights Lab
The Coronavirus emergency left the landscape for the arts gloomy, but Guerilla Opera’s thirteenth season had successes which propelled the company into a new era of female leadership and artistry.
Over the past weeks, art museums have been opening their doors to an entirely changed world.
Through playful, outraged interventions, a sculptor seeks to reclaim a lost Iraq.
The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, designed by Thomas Jefferson, was built by enslaved people. The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers acknowledges that long-suppressed history.
A new video re-creates a history that never happened, showing the power of AI-generated media
There’s a new monograph out on the Los Angeles architect, who was a fixture in Architectural Digest in the 1920s and ’30s
Artist Anicka Yi Explains Why COVID-19 Is Terrible for Humanity, But Fundamentally ‘Good for the Planet’
The artist says it is counterproductive to ask artists what their role in any given situation is supposed to be.
Three artists on the future of the gallery system after Covid-19.
The Wilma, seeking to reopen in Philadelphia, says it will erect a new seating structure in which every party is in its own separate box.
Translating the genetic code of virus proteins into music helps reveal their intricacies; sounds ‘a little like Zappa’
Fusing art, science, and product design, senior Jierui Fang has followed — and sometimes created — her own path at MIT.
Each person sings one note, explains the professor behind the idea, Eran Egozy
With help from Opera of the Future group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, composer Tod Machover took samplings of cityscapes, vocalizations and texts from Philadelphians.
In the 1960s, a group of Indian students accidentally invented minimal techno – and hoped their synths could cure disease. A new documentary unearths their story
Years ago, Markus Buehler developed a method to model proteins through music.
Our shared economy depends most on what happens in between.
Edgerton captured motion like no other, yet he considered himself a scientist — not an artist.
A Q & A with Lisa DeLong, registrar at the MIT List Visual Arts Center
As a high school student in Oregon, Rona Wang was invited to math competitions at MIT. She was so talented that after graduation, she ended up attending the renowned university to study math and computer science.
For Jonny Sun, loneliness felt like being an alien on a distant planet, alone in the universe.
Una sorta di carosello onirico sospeso nell’aria, con oggetti di ogni natura che girano in maniera circolare formando un’orbita immaginifica e surreale
From tinkling harmonies as the virus disarms cells to clashing and stormy as it replicates, U.S. scientists have translated the novel coronavirus’ spiked protein structure to music in an effort to better understand the pathogen.
The Opening Response titles a special series of interviews with artists, curators, writers, composers, mediators, and space-makers around the world.